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Former board member Stephen Presley told the Hoover school board Tuesday night that it's past time Hoover has a sufficient place for students to perform. more

Feb 14, 2018 4:23 AM Schools

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However, the two instructional days lost Jan. 16-17 due to icy roads likely won't have to be made up, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

Jan 23, 2018 1:01 PM Hoover Schools

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School officials say the YMCA offers a superior program, but it also may cost more. more

Jan 23, 2018 10:04 AM Hoover Schools 1 Comments

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After-school and evening activities related to schools also are canceled Tuesday. more

Jan 15, 2018 4:27 PM Weather

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It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

Dec 12, 2017 9:58 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover school board applicants Oct 2017

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The applicants are seeking to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jill Ganus. more

Nov 1, 2017 10:06 PM Hoover Schools

Jill Ganus

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Ganus is resigning her seat on the Hoover school board as she takes the new post in the Bessemer Division of Jefferson County. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:38 PM People/Places

Superintendent Kathy Murphy had a conflict with a superintendents' fall conference. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:05 PM Hoover Schools

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If approved, this would be the first time in 13 years the school board has passed a budget predicting a surplus instead of a deficit, school officials said. more

Aug 29, 2017 1:47 PM Hoover Schools

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A second public hearing is scheduled for Sept. 11. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:20 PM Hoover Schools

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Hoover is offering $4.25 million for the 41-acre campus. more

Jul 11, 2017 11:37 PM Hoover Schools

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The Hoover City Council in April appointed Amy Tosney to a five-year term on the Hoover school board. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:28 PM People/Places

Spain Park track April 2017

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Track boosters say the track programs deserve a higher-quality surface, so they'll explore fundraising possibilities. more

Apr 25, 2017 4:54 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover track April 2017

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The school board agreed to spend at least $2.74 million to replace the football turf and tracks at Hoover and Spain Park high schools but left the door open to possibly upgrade to higher-quality tracks after track and field supporters objected. more

Apr 21, 2017 6:29 PM Hoover Schools

Tosney is a former teacher and has nine years experience as vice president and office manager for Magic City Door. more

Apr 4, 2017 5:47 PM Schools

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Photos by Jon Anderson

The applicants gave their views on everything from a third high school to rezoning and dealing with criticism. more

Mar 28, 2017 10:26 PM Schools

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The three applicants are a 25-year-old college student, a retired middle school science teacher and the vice president and office manager for an overhead door company who formerly taught school. more

Mar 19, 2017 8:26 PM Hoover Schools

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Murphy now has a contract good through June 30, 2020. more

Mar 14, 2017 4:51 PM Hoover Schools

That leaves three applicants left for the Hoover City Council to consider. more

Mar 13, 2017 11:40 AM Hoover Schools

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Board President Stephen Presley has recommended her contract be extended through June 2020. more

Feb 13, 2017 11:22 PM Hoover Schools

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